- Criminal Law - Crimes Against Property - Right to Defend Property (Stand Your Ground Act)
- Sponsored by
- Delegates Grammer, Adams, Arikan, Beitzel, Boteler, Buckel, Cassilly, Chisholm, Ciliberti, Clark, Corderman, M. Fisher, Ghrist, Hartman, Hornberger, Howard, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kipke, Kittleman, Krebs, Long, Malone, Mangione, Mautz, McComas, McKay, Metzgar, Miller, Morgan, Parrott, Reilly, Rose, Saab, Shoemaker, and Wivell
- In the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Establishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, and when the occupant has a reasonable belief that the other person has committed a crime in the dwelling in addition to the unlawful entry or is committing or intends to commit a crime against a person or property in addition to the unlawful entry; establishing that a person acting in accordance with the Act is immune from certain criminal prosecution; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2019
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